Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Dr. Arash Babaei (Medicine – Gastroenterology/Hepatology) discusses risks posed by shapewear, a new undergarment that constrains the body and changes an individual’s shape. Dr. Babaei said that by wearing a size too small or for extended periods of time can increase intragastric pressure, cause reflux problems, and increase risk of blood clots.
CBS 58 News, February 24, 2014
Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aug. 28 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer, a trapshooting event, raised over $100,000 for the MACC Fund. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal